Centennial of historic Taiwanese Cultural Association celebrated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a tribute to the upcoming centennial of the establishment of Chiang Wei-shui's (蔣渭水) Taiwanese Cultural Association, a series of miniature drawings of Da An Hospita...

[Interview] Taipei strives to accelerate industrial transformation in post-COVID era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Considering that the global economy has been shaken by COVID-19 since early this year, Lin Chung-chieh (林崇傑), commissioner of the Taipei City Government Department of Econ...

Taiwan's Gay Pride parade to kick off Oct. 31 amid global pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan LGBT Pride parade will celebrate its 18th anniversary later in October, with fewer people expected this year amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The LGBT ...

Ex-Japan prime minister, Dalai Lama pay tribute to late Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui

NEW TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama expressed their grief over the passing of former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝)...

Taiwan says China's bullying of Czech politicians, firms creates antipathy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Beijing’s bullying will only increase antipathy, referring to threats and retaliatory actions China recently m...

Somaliland Representative Office opens in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Somaliland Representative Office in Taiwan began its operations Wednesday (Sept. 9) despite opposition from Somalia, which claims sovereignty over the self-governing E...

Visiting Czech senate president, US officials talk up Taiwan in post-COVID era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The visiting Czech delegation, led by Senate President Milos Vystrcil, gathered with Taiwan government officials and Taipei-based foreign envoys on Friday (Sep. 4), to cal...

Beijing's threats against Czech senate president 'completely unacceptable': Prague mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visiting Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib has said Beijing's threats against the Senate President of the Czech Republic, Milos Vystrcil, are “completely unacceptable.&rd...

Taiwan unveils new design for nation's passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Cabinet has unveiled the new design for the Taiwanese passport cover, with the intention of emphasizing the word "Taiwan" and avoid confusion with...

Visiting US delegation discusses trade issues with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During its four-day trip to Taiwan, the visiting U.S. delegation has discussed bilateral trade issues with Taiwanese officials, touching upon a potential trade pact as wel...

US health secretary slams Beijing for pandemic crisis during speech at Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a passionate speech delivered at National Taiwan University on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 11), visiting U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar attacked Beij...

Germany's Brutalist architecture tours Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Developed after World War II, the Brutalist architectural movement sprawled across the world, with Taiwan being no exception. In addition to exhibiting materials relate...

Taiwan, Somaliland to mutually establish representative offices to boost ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the self-governing African territory of Somaliland are in the process of mutually establishing representative offices, thus furthering bilateral ties that have ...

Taiwan to loosen regulations and attract more foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (June 12) said Taiwan will lower the bar on residency requirements to attract more foreign professionals as the island nation strive...

NCKU to open Taiwan's first school of computing

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its billion-dollar research center on Wednesday morning (June 3) and announced the establishment o...